Workshops and Online Learning

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Our Dealing with Dementia workshop provides caregivers with tips and strategies for caring for their loved ones and themselves, based on an evidence-informed approach. Participants will learn how to navigate the "Dealing with Dementia Guide," an extensive 360-page manual designed for caregivers. You will also receive insights about dementia caregiving, including problems, practices, tips and self-care.

This four-hour class is a program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.

Times and dates:

Stay tuned for workshops offerings in 2023.

Financial assistance

If paying for this course would be a hardship, financial assistance is available through the generosity of the Riverside Foundation. You can call 757-220-4751.

Need respite care in order to attend?

If you need guidance on respite care options available in your area, please call 757-220-4751.

Call 1-888-597-0828 if you need immediate assistance.

About our instructors

A certified Riverside instructor will facilitate this course:

Christy Jensen

Christy Jensen

Dr. Christy Jensen is the Director of Health Services Research for the Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health.

Dr. Jensen holds a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies, with a specialty in gerontology, from the University of Delaware. She is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Gerontology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master Trainer with the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving.